Island News

RANGAT, 27 Apr 2017/--/Surajit Sarkar, a resident of Kadamtala acquired dubious reputation because of his dependence on alcohol. But things have changed now. Sarkar, a reformed alcoholic, now  returns home before dusk....
CAMPBELL BAY, 27 Apr 2017/--/An ageing fleet of STS buses is taking a toll on residents of the Great Nicobar Island. According to reports, seven to eight buses of the STS fleet here have remained under repairs for the...
Port Blair, 27 Apr 2017/--/More than 300 students along with teachers participated in an awareness rally from Bambooflat to Hope Town and a cleanliness drive was held by students of Vitala Public School on Thursday....

West Bengal & Other States

Birpara, 27 Apr 2017/--/West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today alleged that the BJP was trying to "intimidate" the ruling Trinamool Congress in the state and asserted that Bengal was not afraid of this strategy. "They (BJP) are afraid of the TMC. That is why they are trying to intimidate...
Kolkata, 27 Apr 2017/--/BJP chief Amit Shah today described Bengal as the "most poverty-stricken state" in the country and said once his party came to power in the state, it would "flourish like Maharashtra and Gujarat". "Such poverty is not there anywhere else in the country," he told a meeting of...

Sports News

Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Kolkata will host the summit clash of the U-17 World Cup football on October 28 while Navi Mumbai and Guwahati were chosen to stage the semifinals of the prestigious FIFA tournament the country...
Melbourne, 29 Jan 2017/--/Roger Federer, considered the greatest player ever to a grace a tennis court, today won the Australian Open with a five-set win over arch-rival Rafael Nadal in a memorable finale to annexe his...

Stand Alone

Picture shows two islands’ sports persons, Kumari Saniya Subash of Navy Children School and U. Bharathi of GSSS Model who won gold medals at the 5th A...

Hills (Darjelling) News

DARJEELING, 27 Apr 2017/--/Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung today said disciplinary action would be taken against those who were not given tickets by the party and were contesting the municipal election as...
DARJEELING, 24 Apr 2017/--/Taking the opportunity of the forthcoming municipal election, Mankind in Action for Rural Growth (MARG), a Darjeeling-based NGO, has appealed to various political parties contesting the polls...
DARJEELING, 24 Apr 2017/--/A delegation of the Federation for New States (FNS) who arrived in Darjeeling today has claimed the Centre has made up its mind to create new states in 2019. The members urged political...

National News

Srinagar, 27 Apr 2017/--/Three heavily-armed terrorists today stormed an army camp in Kupwara district of Kashmir, killing a Captain and two other soldiers before two of the assailants were gunned down in a fierce 35-...
Mumbai, 27 Apr 2017/--/Veteran actor and Member of Parliament Vinod Khanna - the Bollywood heartthrob best known for his roles in films such as "Amar Akbar Anthony," "Qurbaani" and "Insaaf" -- died of cancer at a...

Business News

NEW DELHI, 25 Apr 2017/--/Trade and industry will be assigned a 'compliance rating' based on their credibility with regard to timely deposit of taxes to the exchequer and filing of returns under the goods and services...
NEW DELHI, 25 Apr 2017/--/The Union government Tuesday set foodgrain output target at record 273 million tonne for the 2017-18 crop year and expects to achieve 4 per cent farm sector growth following the prediction of...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 25 Apr 2017/--/Benchmark Nifty closed above the 9,300-mark for the first time in its history on Tuesday, while the Sensex soared 287 points to a three-week high on widespread buying, spurred by strong results and upbeat global cues. The 50-share Nifty rallied 88.65 points, or 0.96 per cent...

Political Delicacies

9 Apr 2017/--/The Bahujan Samaj Party is heading for a split in the aftermath of the UP Assembly results.  Resentment is brewing within the BSP against the working style of its leader Mayawati who has...
2 Apr 2017/--/The billion dollar question in the country’s politics is who would be the next president and the Vice-President of India.   Prime   Minister Narendra Modi is expected to throw a googly w...

North Bengal News

MALDA, 27 Apr 2017/--/The state government will include those BPL (below poverty line) families to rationing facility list who were eliminated before to ensure supply of subsidized rice at the rate of Rs 2 per kg. A...
SILIGURI, 27 Apr 2017/--/SastaSundar.com is expanding its pan India operations in digital network of healthcare, managing efficient pharma & wellness products’ supply chain & connecting doctors, diagnostic...
SILIGURI, 26 Apr 2017/--/Jamaisashthi, one of the most awaited dear festivals of the Bengalis is on the way. One this occasion, the mother-in-laws try their best to woo the taste buds of the food connoisseur son-in-laws...

Echo World

Islamabad, 26 Apr 2017/--/India today demanded consular access to its citizen Kulbhushan Jadhav to further pursue his case, including launching an appeal against the death sentence  given to him by a Pakistani military...
Islamabad, 26 Apr 2017/--/Pakistan army has contacted Indian army officials to inform them about the movement of census workers near the Line of Control (LoC). The second phase of countrywide census started on April 25...

Reflex Action

27 Apr 2017/--/If convicted in Babri case L K Advani and others would get a minimum of five years in jails. Apart from BJP veterans Advani, M M Joshi and others, it is the BJP credibility that will be on trail for next two years and the outcome will coincide with the Lok Sabha elections. Their convi...

Editorial

27 Apr 2017/--/All observers of the Kashmir scene are worried that the situation is fast going from bad to worse and if the drift continues a point of no return may soon be reached. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met the Prime Minister in New Delhi on Tuesday and impressed on him to open a dialogue because talks alone can break the present deadlock. What the Prime Minister told he...